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Clear Blue OPK - 6 days flashing smiley

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BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 20:30:59

Hi All

I’ve been taking CB OPKs since last Thursday and have had 6 days of flashing smileys bytcno peak smiley. Can anyone shed any light on why? Should I just stop testing?

JohnoWhits Thu 04-Apr-19 20:56:52

Hiya. When I was ttc my first I think I hit a record 11 days of flashing smileys! I never ever got a static one. Do you think you’ve ov yet from other symptoms?

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 21:24:43

I think so but not 100%. My cycle is 27 days and I’m on cd20. Not sure whether to keep testing just in case.

JohnoWhits Thu 04-Apr-19 21:26:30

There’s no harm in continuing to test but you may get to the throwing that flashing smiley bugger out the window stage like I did grin

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 21:32:03

😂 I’m getting there already. This process can be so frustrating and I’m not convinced all these things actually help ease our nerves/ worries! Here’s hoping everything works out well!

JohnoWhits Thu 04-Apr-19 21:35:44

I think the cycle I got pregnant I didn’t even get that static smiley. I think I went more by bbt but am not letting myself do that this time as I got a bit obsessed!

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 21:45:44

Fingers crossed for you! I’m slightly resigned to a BFN this month. Not sure why, just don’t think I’m pregnant this month.

NannyPear Thu 04-Apr-19 21:51:00

Could you have started testing too late? According to the instructions you should have tested first on CD7. If we assume a 14 day LP then you would ovulate around CD13. When you say you started using them last Thursday, do you mean a week ago?

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 21:59:23

Possibly, but I used IC from cycle day 4 with no positive. Then I had a blank circle last Tuesday and then high fertility ever since. Very confusing.

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 22:11:59

Also I was temping and doubt my temps were high enough to have missed it before.

NC2605 Thu 04-Apr-19 22:14:50

Never got a static either. Was so frustrated at days of flashing smileys. Ended up giving up after a couple of months of it driving me mental. Think I must have relaxed then as conceived that month. Think it was stressing me out more than I realised!

BFPhopeful2019 Thu 04-Apr-19 22:26:52

That’s brilliant; gives me hope. This process is hard.

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